What Are Sand Flies? How To Stop Them?

Sand flies are known to be provoking, leeching insects and they can be found commonly in the dusty or sandy locality.  They are also called horse flies. The bites by sand flies often turn to itch and become a large red spot on the bitten skin. The flies not only cause itching but also various sorts of diseases, some common diseases can be pappataci fever and leishmaniasis. The most invasion from these sand flies occurs mostly between June to August, as it is based on the climate condition of the locality or area. Below are some important tips for getting rid of them and stopping them from causing any harm to you and your closed one’s.

Few Ways To Stop Them 

• Sand flies do get attracted to places which are warmer or in shiny material. To make sure they don’t attack your house, cover the windows with screens to stop them entering your house.

Window screens can be a good option because it maintains the gap for airflow to protect from flying insects from invading inside. Screens can also be used on doors if you have a habit of keeping the door open.

• Maintaining your garden can be the most important way of preventing sand flies. As you all know,  flies like to be in a place where trees and tall grass are present. If your garden has such specification, then you should most probably get a cut for it.

Sand flies often like weed plants to settle in. you can trim it to dismantle the whole weed plantation, it can give you big relief from flies. Use appropriate insecticide on plants without damaging them so that it restricts the flies.

• Sand flies or any sort of flies travel in dark places, if you go out for any occasion then you do have to make sure you wear clothes which are not so dark in colour.

If you have to see this as an example then wear dark clothes and go out for a walk in the evening you will see flies crawling all over you and at the same time if you wear any light-coloured clothes then flies will not crawl over you. This will help you from getting bitten by flies.

• You can stop sand flies on your own with some special methods or traditional techniques. It may help you in getting rid of these annoying flies.

Use remedies like Listerine, copra oil, peel from oranges and lavender oil which you can get from lavender flowers. These materials are said to work against sand flies and help you overcome such situations.

Take The Help Of Professionals 

Don’t take up such tasks on your own as it can cause harm to you and your precious time gets wasted too. Pest Control Kingston will give you the best fly control services you’d ask for. We have the appropriate pesticides for such flies that are environment friendly too. Our methods will help you in getting over such a hectic situation. We believe in giving our effective pest treatment at a budget you won’t disagree on. We have the best team who has years of experience. Book an appointment now.